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Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey ~ Tudor Poet

Born in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, in 1517, Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, was the eldest of Thomas Howard and Lady Elizabeth Stafford’s children.¬†Surrey was of royal descent on both the paternal and the maternal sides of his family. He received an … Continue reading

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Sir Thomas Wyatt (c. 1503 – 1542), 16th C English Ambassador and Lyrical Poet

Born to Henry and Anne Wyatt at Allington Castle, near Maidstone, Kent, in 1503, Thomas Wyatt made his first appearance at the royal court in 1516 as Sewer Extraordinary to Henry VIII.¬† In 1516 he also entered St. John’s College, … Continue reading

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